Daily Archives March 25, 2016

Champagne

All About Champagne

What is Champagne? Lets start with the fundamental question of what Champagne exactly is. Champagne is a sparkling wine. Simply put, a wine that has bubbles or is carbonated. Thus, Champagne is after all wine. Champagne is actually a northern region in France. It is here that Champagne is made and bottled for the world to enjoy. In fact, only if the wine is from the Champagne region, can it be called Champagne. more
French wine

French Wine Cost

Wine making in France dates back to pre-Roman times, however, the Romans were responsible for spreading the wine culture and the practice of wine making throughout France. The high quality of French wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Rhone, and Champagne in particular have made the French wine makers famous. more
California wine tour

California Wine Tours

If you are planning on visiting California, you should take some time out to visit some of the popular wineries. California wine is reputed worldwide. With the amazing weather and the beautiful scenery, wine touring in California is a brilliant way to experience and taste some of the fine vintage US wines. With more than 200 days of sunshine every year, the climate in California is ideal for the wine business. There are 6 predominant varieties of wine in California. more

Cabernet Sauvignon Grape Vine Growing

The Cabernet Sauvignon grape is grown in nearly every wine producing country. This grape produces the most widely recognized red wine in the world. The Cabernet Sauvignon grape vine is grown in all types of climates from Canada's Okanagan Valley to Lebanon's Baqaa Valley. During most of the 20th Century the grape was the most widely planted premium red wine grape until it was surpassed by Merlot in the 1990s. more
Homemade wine

How To Make Wine at Home — Merlot

These wine grapes from California first appeared as a varietal label in the 70's and from then rose to popularity. Until in the 80's when it really gained a huge following in the market and began selling big. Actually, these California wine grapes only appeared as a varietal label in the 70's. But it was in the 80's that it really started selling big until it eventually controlled the wine market. They are widely used among enthusiasts and consumers who are starting to learn about how to make wine at home. more
french wines

French Wine Basics

New to French wine? If you are considering buying a bottle, maybe for a party, special occasion or just to expand your personal repertoire, here is a super condensed abstract of French wine basics to help you maneuver through your myriad of choices. more